Ross

Ross

Lives in United States San Antonio, United States
Works as a Retired
Joined on Sep 28, 2001

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  • I have an M5II + MMF-3 and use my 5 FT lenses. The question of focus speed has to be framed by your needs/style. If you tend to be a deliberate photographer the FT and manual legacy lenses will ...
  • Rich, I think Sergey started this sub-line as a "Perfect Present for...."       Now, there are some of us that do end up paying for our presents received......I'm thinking of the guitar that I got ...
  • We come from the era where cameras didn't have built in coupled meters and SLR lenses didn't have auto diaphragms......pre-sets prevailed....:-) I remember the Pen F and FT and how the half frame ...
  • OM-1,2 & 4 35RC E-1,3 & 5 OMD-eM5II All purchased new. I no longer hav the OM-4>stolen and 35RC>first wife.
  • Replied in E3 vs GX7
    The similarity to slide film is there, Rick. I think we are always faced with the the scope of expression of our mediums. To make our expressions show up within the scope of the medium is part of ...
  • Replied in E3 vs GX7
    I always thought it was the photographer who blew the highlights.
  • Replied in 014
    And that is why the black ones taste better......;-}
  • Replied in 014
    IMO the black ones taste better.....:-)
  • Replied in M8...really???
    The free IR cut filters cured the magenta blacks for me. The green part of the spectrum is rather strange, if you are talking JPEGs. For best JPEG colors might go with the E-1.......:-D
  • Good one Greg. I still remember some fun exchanges that I had with Bill. Thanks for the reminder......
  • I remember reading Leica's factory method was to dab a bit of petroleum jelly on and the wipe it all off with a clean cloth. I have used this and it is a good solution for lube & clean needs.
  • One thing that might be worth playing with is cropping so that the diagonal lines actually exit at the corners of the frame. A simple thing that can alter the dynamics and flow.
  • Replied in The Tree
    After taking a closer look at the new growth it is probably a Live Oak. Not necessarily a native type, but possibley a hybrid. I have a hybrid Live Oak next to my house and the new growth pattern ...
  • Replied in Ka
    Slower shutter speed, Jim.........no motion.....no money....:-)
  • Hi Greg, Back in the M8 days I had some dust issues and was told to check and clean the back ends of my old lenses, because lenses bring dust in. After a good cleaning  the dust issues dropped to ...
  • Check "shooting menu 2; third down: Multiple exposure: frame. I have everything in that section turned off. I remember my E3 coming defaulted to the two shot mode and it took a while for me to find ...
  • Hi Godfrey, I will just "shut up" because I stumbled across my E-5's specs.....:-O E-5 width 142mm depth 74.5mm height 116.5mm weight 892 gm (with battery & card) page 155 of the manual My favorite ...
  • The pictures on this site showing the camera "in hand" sure show that. They list the camera as a "Large DSLR", too. A D800 is 146mm wide and this 601 is 147mm. My old R4S is 137mm wide.
  • Replied in Me too (nt)
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